Bella Abzug

#100774
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 31, 1998 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 31, 1998 (77)

About

Remembered as a leader of the American Feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s, she was both a founder of the National Women's Political Caucus and a Member of the United States House of Representatives for New York's 19th and 20th congressional districts.

Before Fame

After graduating from the City University of New York's Hunter College, she attended law school at Columbia University.

Trivia

In 1977, she unsuccessfully campaigned for the office of Mayor of New York City.

Family Life

Born Bella Savitsky, she grew up in New York City as the daughter of Russian-Jewish parents. She later married Martin Abzug.

Associated With

As a Democrat, an anti-Vietnam war activist, and a supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment, she was on Republican Richard Nixon 's official list of political enemies.

Bella Abzug Popularity